Training

New Forest Middle Distance Triathlon race tips

2015 winner, Clive Kennedy-Burn, provides his course-busting tips to help you master the New Forest Middle Distance Triathlon
23 September 2016 at 13:16

Free swimrun training plan

Inspired to try swimrun? Make sure you are fully prepared for the sprint distance with this 12 week training plan from endurance sport coach Nicolas Remires.
22 September 2016 at 15:25

How to brag on social media without meaning to...

Getting to grips with the age of social-media in an already complicated multisport world, Martyn Brunt presents the seven deadly sins of online bragging…
22 September 2016 at 12:36

How to use your gears to improve cycling technique & strength

Bike gears aren’t just for increasing speed or getting up hills – overgearing and undergearing can also be used as training aids. Mark McKay explains…
22 September 2016 at 09:22

Top duathlon age grouper Samuel Pictor on training and competing

Samuel Pictor, winner of 25-29 Male Age-Group at 2016 ITU Duathlon World Championships shares his tips for combining a career and family life with training and competing at a top level
16 September 2016 at 09:00

High-risk, high-reward strategies to end your tri season on a high

It’s now or never for a personal best – our experts suggest ways to succeed before the race season draws to a close
15 September 2016 at 14:55

Struggle to sleep after exercise?

Feel quite wired after evening training and have trouble sleeping? Here are some tips from leading elite sports sleep coach Nick Littlehales
15 September 2016 at 13:24

Best heart rate training zones for cycling

How to use heart rate monitoring to improve your speed and fitness
14 September 2016 at 11:52

What is quadrathlon?

If triathlon isn't enough why not try quadrathlon? As well as the three disciplines of tri this multisport also includes kayaking for the true adventure sport junkie
14 September 2016 at 10:29

Ironman Wales race tips

Previous winners Scott Neyedli and Lucy Gossage have eight tips to prepare you for one of the hardest Ironman races – and remind you to smile for the finisher's photo!
13 September 2016 at 15:26  (1)

Should I do aerobic swimming sessions?

Aerobic sessions are a cornerstone of run/bike training, but often in the swim it's all short sets and rest breaks at coached sessions. Terry Laughlin explains the differences between run/bike training and swim training and whether you should include aerobic swims in your triathlon training schedule
13 September 2016 at 11:35

12 swim tools to improve technique and fitness

Swim tools are an easy way to improve technique and fitness in the pool. Dan Bullock introduces 6 familiar and 6 less familiar and explains their benefits and how to use them
12 September 2016 at 12:02

5 ways triathlon transforms your life...

From spouting a scrawny physique to developing sadistic tendencies Coventry's most alluring pin up Martyn Brunt reflects on how triathlon has changed his life...
12 September 2016 at 10:13

In pictures: GB paratriathletes in training ahead of Rio

220 catches up with the GB paratriathlon squad in Lanzarote on their last camp before their paralympics debut, and finds out what it takes to become world beaters…
09 September 2016 at 13:00

6 paratriathlon contenders hoping to beat the Brits

ParalympicsGB stands to do well in the debut paratri events in Rio. But who will they be racing against to make Paralympic history? Tim Heming takes a look at six of top athletes…
09 September 2016 at 11:23

How to choose a triathlon coach

Thinking about hiring a tri coach? With over 1,500 triathlon coaches in the UK alone, you’re almost spoilt for choice, but what should you look for in a sports coach? Joe Friel gives you the answers...
09 September 2016 at 10:23

Exercise-induced asthma explained

Been diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma and wondering how it will impact your triathlon performance and training? Leon Creaney, a consultant physician in sport and exercise medicine, explains
08 September 2016 at 14:58

Ironman Weymouth race advice

We ask 2014 winner Eleanor Haresign how to succeed in this long-distance race  (2)

GB paratriathlon squad: the men

A wealth of experience will stand our men’s paratri team in good stead on 10 September when paratriathlon makes its Paralympics debut. Here’s the who’s who…
06 September 2016 at 10:51

GB paratriathlon squad: the women

With five of the strongest women in paratri contesting two categories, it should be medals aplenty for ParalympicsGB come 11 September. Here’s how they line up…
06 September 2016 at 09:28